Past talks have included:-
The Watts Story – an account of how the Watts Gallery was saved and the plans for establishing an artists’ village in Compton by Perdita Hunt, the Gallery’s Director
Aldershot Camp 1910 – a tour of Aldershot military camp during Edwardian times by local historian Paul Vickers
The Planning System and our Community. An insight into planning procedures by Jane Terry, a Principal Planner and Nicolette Pike, a Planning and Environmental Solicitor
The Joe Lyons Story – Neville Lyons traced the history of the family business from the 19th century and talked about the Joe Lyons coffee shops and corner houses
The MoD’s approach to its Heritage Assets – their Sale and Preservation. A talk by Martin Lloyd on the changing face of Aldershot and the Military Town.
Following on from her book about Father Robo’s Farnham, Rosemary Wisbey gave an enlightening talk about Etienne Robo and his literary output, not least his Medieval Farnham: Everyday Life in an Episcopal Manor
A talk onThe Mary Rose by Alan Turton preceded a visit by the Society to the new Mary Rose Museum and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard in July